Bring-Your-Own-Device Best Practices

February, 2014


Like it or not, many IT organizations are having to confront the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend as an emerging practice and adopt policies and procedures to deal with the security, legal, and support issues surrounding it. To date, our research shows adoption of policies that enable employees to use their own smartphones, tablets, and even PCs is at an immature stage. In this study, we look at adoption trends for BYOD by organization size and sector. We also discuss the elements that every BYOD policy should contain and the steps IT organizations should take before enabling users to access corporate networks with their personal devices. (14 pp., 5 fig.)
[Research Byte]